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About Warren

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  • Birthday 04/08/1965

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    Hunting, fishing, camping, canoeing, reading, computers, knifemaking, woodworking and obviously leatherworking.

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    Holsters and sheaths right now, but I want to try it all!
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    Pretty much everything.

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I'm a twenty year veteran of the Lubbock Texas Fire Department. I'm married to a great woman and we have three kids. I also run my own lawn maintenance service with my oldest sons help. Having two jobs a wife and three kids keeps me from doing as much leather work as I would like but that's the way it goes. I've been doing leather work for about four years now. I started after I had back surgery and was off from work for four months. I wasn't supposed to lift anything heavier than twenty pounds while I was recuperating and being idle was killing me! I was looking through some back issues of a magazine I get called Backwoodsman. It has a lot of do-it yourself articles and one was about making a holster. It sounded simple so I went to the local leathershop and showed the owner the magazine and asked how to get started. He told me I needed to learn to sew leather first and sold me a kit with Art Stohlmans book in it. I made the stitching quarterhorse from the pattern in the back of the book, learned to sew leather, made my first holster and never looked back! I have learned many things from the great members of this forum and gotten wonderful input about the projects that I've posted! Life is GOOD!


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